Greg Kihn Releases
Three-disc Digital Anthology Box Set; Kihnplete (Post Beserkley Records)
30, 2011, San Francisco, CA – Greg Kihn is proud to announce
the release of a three-disc, all digital anthology box set, entitled
Kihnplete (Post Beserkley Records). Kihnplete is a
fascinating retrospective of Greg Kihn’s vast body of work
from the post Beserkley Records era, 1985 to the present.
Existing diehard and new fans will want this compilation as an
essential addition for any classic rock music collection.
Kihnpletefeatures multiple versions of some of Greg’s best
known songs, with varied musical personnel, as well as songs that have
been out of print for years, cool live recordings that have never seen
the light of day and
some songs from Greg’s two solo acoustic
CD’s recorded in his hometown of Baltimore in the early
One features 17 studio recordings, including Jeopardy and The
Break Up Song, both of which are rerecorded and remastered, as well as
Love and Rock & Roll, Little Red Book, and Another Girl/Another
Planet. Disc Two features 14 acoustic tracks, including I
Don’t Know What to Believe In, Anastasia, and Thunder
Road. Disc Three is 15 searing live tracks, including
Greg’s biggest hits, as well as Lucky, Reunited, Happy Man,
Testify and more.
Fans will relish the treasure trove of musical surprises from the
incredible musicianship on all tracks. What most Rock Fans
don’t know is Greg Kihn recorded and performed with some of
the best musicians over his illustrious 35-year career.
Before breaking big with his own solo career, Joe Satriani was the Greg
Kihn Band’s lead guitarist during the Post Beserkley Records
era 1985 to 1987. Fans of Satch, as he’s
affectionately referred to, will find eleven incredibly rare,
hard-to-find studio and live tracks featuring the guitar prodigy.
musicians appearing throughoutthe 46 tracks that comprise Kihnplete
(Post Beserkley Records) include Eddie Money/Tina Turner guitarist;
Jimmy Lyon, Phil Spector saxophone legend: Steve
“Teenage” Douglas, and Jerry Garcia Band/Craig
Chaquico keyboardist; Ozzie Ahlers. Greg Kihn Band members
include Jefferson Starship/The Who keyboardist; Tim Gorman. guitarist;
Greg Douglass (Steve Miller Band), bassist; Steve Wright, drummers;
Dave Danza (Eddie Money), and Doug Carlson, as well as Greg’s
son, guitarist extraordinaire; Ry Kihn.
“The road to Rock and Roll Heaven is paved with the bleached
skulls of guys like me,” states Greg. But
Greg’s skull is far from a memorialized cobblestone randomly
placed somewhere along the many miles of Rock and Roll Heaven
Road. Greg Kihn, whose brain is very active in that skull of
his, also survives and thrives as the San Francisco Bay
Area’s #1 FM reigning Radio Morning Man, exceeding 16-years
on Classic Rock KFOX 102.1 San Francisco/98.5 San Jose – the
fourth largest radio market in America - a prolific novelist, and
consistent concert draw who attracts tens of thousands of fans from all
over the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
Order Kihnplete (Post Beserkley Records), released through Riot
Media/Records, on http://www.gregkihn.com or through iTunes (http://itunes.gregkihn.com)
or Amazon.com (http://amazon.gregkihn.com)
For more info, check out www.gregkihn.com, or to arrange an interview,
please contact: Christopher Buttner at Chris@prthatrocks.com - Tel: